Success! We are just about to wrap up the 2013-2014 academic year which also happens to be the inaugural year for the Food Studies Graduate Specialization at the University of Oregon. Stay tuned because our food studies program is expanding. Come check us out at http://foodstudies.uoregon.edu/. For now, join me as I recall some of the inspiring talks we heard by our esteemed guest speakers, and learn why food studies may be right for you…food is fun after all!
Join Professor Jennifer Burns Bright and Professor Vera Keller on April 22 from 4:00-5:30pm in the browsing room of the Knight Library. They will lead tours up to Special Collections at 4:00 and 4:30, with short presentations by the professor’s students in the Honors College who helped craft the labels for part of the exhibit. […]
What: 3nd Annual UO Climate Change Research Symposium When: Wed, 16 April 2014, all day Where: Fir Room, EMU and UO Museum of Natural and Cultural History Website: http://climatechange.uoregon.edu We would like to invite you to attend our symposium on 16 April 2014. Throughout the day 26 presenters from UO will be presenting their research on climate change […]
At 1pm on Friday, February 28th in room 101 of the Knight Public Library, join Dr. Ryan Galt of the University of California Davis speak on the agrochemical-dependent agriculture of Costa Rica and how it shapes the food system and commodity chain while creating unequal opportunity for the small farmer.
Seed Swap at the public library in Lebanon Oregon, March 10, 2014, 6-8pm Are you a seed saver? Would you like to be? This local and free event is an excellent opportunity to meet fellow gardeners and share in a seed swap.The evening will feature a talk by Rose Marie Nichols McGee about Nichols Garden […]
Why does gender matter in the search for food security and the mitigation of climate change? Between January 30th and February 18th these answers, and others, will be the topic of a 3 part webinar organized by the FAO and the Community for Climate Change Mitigation in Agriculture. Check it out. Registration and course information […]
The 8th annual Local Food Connection conference is here again! This years theme, Demystifying Distribution: Creative Solutions for Complex Problems On Monday, Feb 3, 2014 from 8:30am – 4:00pm at Lane Community College in Eugene,local farmers, ranchers & fishermen along with area food buyers will be presenting their products,conducting workshops and indulging in a gourmet […]
Interested in learning the skills for researching, reporting, and creating food stories for print, radio and television? The Longhouse at the University of Oregon is looking for interested participants. Open the link below and prepare yourself for an exciting opportunity in food studies. http://onebigtable.com/longhouse/scholars/
Check it out! Local Oregon Truffles starting to gain popularity. Our local KLCC morning edition hostess, Rachael McDonald, recently interviewed Chris Jacobson and her truffle dog Ilsa. http://cpa.ds.npr.org/klcc/audio/2014/01/0123rm_truffles.mp3
Come join the dynamic dancers of Eugene this Friday, January 24th at the Hult Center for the Performing Arts, at 7:30 pm! Dancing for a Reason is a project that joins the dance community with the community at large. This year their reason for dancing is to help fund the School Garden Project! To purchase […]